Hydraulic fracturing: an evolving scene
New techniques tackle concerns about environmental contamination, water usage and waste disposal while reducing production costs
By first creating a glut of cheap natural gas and then upping oil production to a point where U.S. output is set to surpass the country’s imports, horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing techniques in shale hydrocarbon resources have up-ended the U.S. energy scene. But, while shale oil and gas....
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